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Impact of social assistance on labor market mobility : the case of Turkey (English)

This paper assesses the extent to which social assistance programs in Turkey impact the labor market behavior of those who receive benefits. Theoretically, the possible channels through which the receipt of social assistance may disincentivize work are quite clear, even if the substantial literature analyzing these dynamics is somewhat inconclusive. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7801 AUG 22, 2016

Alcan,Deniz; Can,Raif; Taskin,Temel; Wiseman,William David Disclosed

Hidden human capital : psychological empowerment and adolescent girls' aspirations in India (English)

This paper studies the role of social-emotional or psychological capital in determining the education and employment aspirations of adolescent girls and young women in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7792 AUG 15, 2016

Roy,Sanchari; Morton,Matthew H.; Bhattacharya,Shrayana Disclosed

Global health workforce labor market projections for 2030 (English)

In low- and middle-income countries, scaling essential health interventions to achieve health development targets is constrained by the lack of skilled health professionals to deliver services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7790 AUG 10, 2016

Liua,Jenny X; Goryakin,Yevgeniy; Maeda,Akiko; Bruckner,Tim Allen; Scheffler,Richard M. Disclosed

Can labor market imperfections explain changes in the inverse farm size–productivity relationship ? longitudinal evidence from rural India (English)

A large national farm panel from India covering a quarter century (1982, 1999, and 2008) is used to show that the inverse farm size-yield relationship weakened significantly over time, despite an increase in the dispersion of farm sizes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7783 AUG 04, 2016

Deininger,Klaus W.; Jin,Songqing; Liu,Yanyan; Singh,Sudhir K. Disclosed

Sectoral productivity gaps and aggregate productivity (English)

This paper examines the role of changes in sectoral productivity gaps over time in accounting for growth realized by countries over the past few decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7737 JUN 29, 2016

Sinha,Rishabh Disclosed

Montenegro - Country partnership framework for FY 2016-2020 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 106496 JUN 16, 2016

Disclosed

Uzbekistan - Country partnership framework for FY 2016-2020 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 106465 JUN 14, 2016

Disclosed

Exporters, engineers, and blue-collar workers (English)

This paper investigates differences in the composition of employment between exporting and non-exporting firms. In particular, it asks whether exporting firms hire more engineers relative to blue-collar workers than non-exporting firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7686 MAY 31, 2016

Brambilla,Irene; Lederman,Daniel; Porto,Guido Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - jobs and economic transformation (English)

The job creation challenge is immense in International Development Association (IDA) countries, and is aggravated by demographic pressures with an estimated 600 million new entrants into the labor market over the next decade. ... See More +

Board Report 106106 MAY 25, 2016

Disclosed

Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This paper provides evidence on the impacts of agricultural productivity on employment growth and structural transformation of non-farm activities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7685 MAY 24, 2016

Shilpi,Forhad J.; Emran,Shahe Disclosed

Uttar Pradesh - Gender (English)

This brief has the analysis of gender gaps in Uttar Pradesh, India. Gender gaps in Uttar Pradesh are high and persistent. The state has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality. ... See More +

Brief 105885 MAY 20, 2016

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Jharkhand - Gender (English)

Women face multiple barriers to progress in Jharkhand. The child sex ratio is higher than in mostLow Income States, but is declining. Maternal mortality is poor. ... See More +

Brief 105857 MAY 20, 2016

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Uttar Pradesh jobs (English)

People in Uttar Pradesh are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Growthin non-farm jobs has been among the highest in India since 2005, led by construction. ... See More +

Brief 105887 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Odisha jobs (English)

This brief talks about jobs in Odisha, India. People in Odisha are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work such as construction and transportation. ... See More +

Brief 105873 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Jharkhand : jobs (English)

This brief studies about the people in Jharkhand, India who are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Overall job creation in the state however lags behind the expansion of the working age population that is not in school. ... See More +

Brief 105855 MAY 20, 2016

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Odisha gender (English)

Gender disparities are high in Odisha. The child sex ratio is higher than in most states, but is declining. Maternal mortality is poor. And although more women work in Odisha compared to some low-income states, there has been a sharp decline in female labor force participation after 2005. ... See More +

Brief 105867 MAY 20, 2016

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Chhattisgarh jobs (English)

A majority of Chhattisgarh’s people are in farming. The share of non-farm employment in the state is the lowest in the country. Half the workforce is self-employed and of the remaining, very few have salaried jobs. ... See More +

Brief 105847 MAY 20, 2016

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Madhya Pradesh gender (English)

Madhya Pradesh has made mixed progress on gender. Child sex ratio is deteriorating. Maternal mortality is high, but has seen improvement. Nearly one in every two adult females is illiterate. ... See More +

Brief 105864 MAY 20, 2016

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Bihar - Gender (English)

Bihar’s performance in closing gender gaps is mixed. Adult women are twice as likely to be illiterate than adult men. The state has the lowest rate of female labor force participation in the country. ... See More +

Brief 105834 MAY 20, 2016

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Madhya Pradesh jobs (English)

People in Madhya Pradesh are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work such as construction. Growth in non-farm jobs has been positive after 2005 but lower than in other low-income states. ... See More +

Brief 105862 MAY 20, 2016

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Impact of social assistance on labor market mobility : the case of Turkey (English)
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AUG 22, 2016 WPS7801 Policy Research Working Paper
Hidden human capital : psychological empowerment and adolescent girls' aspirations in India (English)
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AUG 15, 2016 WPS7792 Policy Research Working Paper
Global health workforce labor market projections for 2030 (English)
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AUG 10, 2016 WPS7790 Policy Research Working Paper
Can labor market imperfections explain changes in the inverse farm size–productivity relationship ? longitudinal evidence from rural India (English)
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AUG 04, 2016 WPS7783 Policy Research Working Paper
Sectoral productivity gaps and aggregate productivity (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 WPS7737 Policy Research Working Paper
Montenegro - Country partnership framework for FY 2016-2020 : chair summary (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 106496 Board Summary
Uzbekistan - Country partnership framework for FY 2016-2020 : chair summary (English)
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JUN 14, 2016 106465 Board Summary
Exporters, engineers, and blue-collar workers (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 WPS7686 Policy Research Working Paper
International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - jobs and economic transformation (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 106106 Board Report
Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7685 Policy Research Working Paper
Uttar Pradesh - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105885 Brief
Jharkhand - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105857 Brief
Uttar Pradesh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105887 Brief
Odisha jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105873 Brief
Jharkhand : jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105855 Brief
Odisha gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105867 Brief
Chhattisgarh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105847 Brief
Madhya Pradesh gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105864 Brief
Bihar - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105834 Brief
Madhya Pradesh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105862 Brief